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Don't Need No Doctor

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
2/2. BBC disability affairs correspondent Peter White explores the music business's traditionally unaccommodating approach to physically disabled performers. This second programme assesses the changing attitudes of marketing departments and record companies, and looks at inspired moves to provide better access at live gigs and raves.
Contributors include singer Teddy Pendergrass (quadriplegic from a car accident), deaf percussionist Evelyn Glennie (who "hears" through vibration), wheelchair-bound singer/songwriter Robert Wyatt , Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen (who lost his arm and now uses a specially adapted drum kit) and Mystery Jets gig frontman Blaine Harrison , who lives with spina bifida.

Contributors

Unknown: Peter White
Singer: Teddy Pendergrass
Unknown: Evelyn Glennie
Songwriter: Robert Wyatt
Unknown: Rick Allen
Unknown: Blaine Harrison

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Don't Need No Doctor

BBC Radio 2, 4 July 2006 20.30






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